WOSU News Archives For: July 5, 2006

Ohio National Guard Strength Exceeds Expected Numbers

12:00AM
July
5, 2006

One of the latest Ohio National Guard Units to be deployed to Iraq is a medical support group out of Columbus. But depsite recent deployments, the state’s recruitment is exceeding expectations.

Columbus Considers Taxi Fare Increase

12:00AM
July
5, 2006

The Columbus city council will take public comments Thursday afternoon about whether to raise taxi cab fares. Supporters point out that there hasn’t been a fare increase in more than six years.

Proposed capital gains tax sparks controversy

12:00AM
July
5, 2006

Republicans who dominate the Ohio legislature are gearing up to pass a plan, cutting the state tax on capitol gains. They say Ohioans are paying too much in taxes ..after they make a profit on the sale of houses, businesses, or stocks. Minority Democrats, though, are opposing the tax cut plan.